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Straddling the Barbed-Wire Fence

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CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Nature and man working together(Kinda...)

6 Oct 2011 5:45am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Jolie prise ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée


6 Oct 2011 6:43am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

superb shot and nice idea

6 Oct 2011 7:13am

marci from in, Morocco

great capture!

6 Oct 2011 7:17am

tataray from france, France

Wow.. excellent.
J'aime son endroit de pose )

6 Oct 2011 8:00am

@tataray: Merci beaucoup Raymonde!

Anne from 新加坡, Singapore

wow!! this is fantastic 5*
what a catch..details of the dragonfly is awesome! Excellent composition, Jason!

6 Oct 2011 9:23am

@Anne: Thank you very much Anne - I'm glad you enjoyed the image. :-)

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Le fil barbelé et l'insecte fantastique compo et iamge, superbe quelle macor grandiose

6 Oct 2011 9:52am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Spectacular capture, Jason. The barbed wire is so unexpected and the dragonfly's delicate grip makes this a most compelling shot.

6 Oct 2011 10:11am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

delicately done

6 Oct 2011 10:27am

Laurie from Prescott, United States

Oh Jason! Beautiful!! What an excellent capture! The detail, the colors! Really magnificent!

6 Oct 2011 12:08pm

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

Super cool capture ;)

6 Oct 2011 12:17pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

What a wonderful juxtaposition Jason! Excellent detail and colours! Bravo! ;-)

6 Oct 2011 1:06pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Not only a technically superb close-up, but a very cool piece of framing.

6 Oct 2011 1:50pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Most unusual place to find a dragonfly. Fantastic closeup with all the insect in focus. And the barbed wire makes for a fine composition.

6 Oct 2011 2:48pm

Twojays from United States

Ooooh! Wonderful critter and capture. What a contrast in texture! 5 stars for your ....5 squashed bugs eye and framing.

6 Oct 2011 3:17pm

Twojays from United States

Five proper stars.

6 Oct 2011 3:19pm

@Twojays: Thank you very much Joyce - I was lucky to have this dragonfly stay still long enough to fire off a few shots.

MONICA from Paradise Valley, United States

My all time favorite bug....gorgeous capture Jason!

6 Oct 2011 4:27pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Like the symbolism here... freedom (dragonfly) vs captivity (barbed wire). Unusual capture, well seen !

6 Oct 2011 5:40pm

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

An excellent macro !

6 Oct 2011 7:26pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Wonderful capture and beautiful colors on the dragonfly!

6 Oct 2011 8:21pm

JCJ from Troyes, France


6 Oct 2011 9:24pm

Jaytee from Fresno, California, United States

That's a rare capture! Congrats!

6 Oct 2011 10:03pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

This is gorgeous! He has such beautiful color. What a wonderful capture!

7 Oct 2011 12:11am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

What a beautiful standout this dragonfly makes! Great clarity captured here!

7 Oct 2011 12:13am

myky from Ontario, Canada

Wow...super image...great compositional elements!!!

7 Oct 2011 3:31am

franz from Baden, Austria

magnificent catch! looks like a creature from outer space ...

7 Oct 2011 8:43am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

das ist gut gesehen und auch fotografiert.

7 Oct 2011 3:27pm

Loukas from Ilioupolis, Greece

Really fantastic shot Jason!

7 Oct 2011 8:25pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

An excellent shot of this acrobat!

7 Oct 2011 8:54pm

BrigitteG from Sydney, Australia

oh my goshh this is awweeesome !! well done !! i can NEVER get bees, flies... dragonflies.. they are too fast for me :(

11 Oct 2011 3:31am